Today, dating is more complicated than it has been in the past.
Previous generations had to get to know someone by spending time with them and talking face-to-face, in person.
Now, there are so many various forms of communication available that we can constantly converse with someone from behind a computer or smartphone screen.
The problem with this is that emotions, feelings, and personalities can get misconstrued and miscommunicated.
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